Average Bench: 48.7% (91st of 105)

Based on 32,465 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Vengeance CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 2x4GB

Below average average bench

The Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB averaged 51.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Physical RAM Latency 69.9ns
Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 17.5GB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB is 35.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 12.7GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Mixed IO Bench 14.3GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 32,465 samples)
Min Avg Max
8.6 MC Read 17.5 22.3
7.6 MC Write 17.1 22.9
7.8 MC Mixed 15.6 20
47.8% 16.7 GB/s
Min Avg Max
6.7 SC Read 12.7 17.1
6.6 SC Write 14.8 20.6
7.7 SC Mixed 14.3 19.1
39.8% 13.9 GB/s
Min Avg Max
55.7 Latency 69.9 98.2
57.2% 69.9 ns
User Benchmarks Bench Multi core Single core Latency
The fastest RAM (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz
MC Read 22.6
MC Write 23.5
MC Mixed 20.4
63% 22.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.6
SC Write 20.4
SC Mixed 19.5
55% 19.2 GB/s
Latency 52.8
76% 52.8 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 20.4
MC Write 22.2
MC Mixed 19
59% 20.5 GB/s
SC Read 14.5
SC Write 18.3
SC Mixed 17.1
48% 16.6 GB/s
Latency 66.8
60% 66.8 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 14.8
MC Write 17.8
MC Mixed 15.4
46% 16 GB/s
SC Read 13
SC Write 17.9
SC Mixed 15
44% 15.3 GB/s
Latency 63.3
63% 63.3 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 17.7
MC Write 16.8
MC Mixed 14.4
47% 16.3 GB/s
SC Read 11.9
SC Write 15.8
SC Mixed 13.3
39% 13.7 GB/s
Latency 69.3
58% 69.3 ns
2 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 14.9
MC Write 14.1
MC Mixed 15.3
42% 14.8 GB/s
SC Read 11.9
SC Write 12.9
SC Mixed 8
31% 10.9 GB/s
Latency 65.6
61% 65.6 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 667 MHz
MC Read 17.6
MC Write 13.8
MC Mixed 13.4
43% 14.9 GB/s
SC Read 10.5
SC Write 8.2
SC Mixed 11
28% 9.9 GB/s
Latency 72.4
55% 72.4 ns
2 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1067 MHz
MC Read 14.6
MC Write 14.3
MC Mixed 12.9
40% 13.9 GB/s
SC Read 12.3
SC Write 13.9
SC Mixed 12.9
37% 13 GB/s
Latency 78.6
51% 78.6 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM 667 MHz
MC Read 12.5
MC Write 6.5
MC Mixed 11.5
29% 10.2 GB/s
SC Read 5.8
SC Write 5
SC Mixed 7.9
18% 6.23 GB/s
Latency 81.3
49% 81.3 ns
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Typical Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB Builds (Compare 9,587 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asrock Z77 Extreme4 - $167

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $897

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